that it stay that way. The minor lives w/ his mother, and she is the sole guardian and has been. If it is legal what legal steps need to be taken?
Divorce / Separation Lawyer
You can't change your name on your own until you turn 18. Your mom could file a petition for name change for you before then. Before you turn 18, she would need to try to notify your father of the name change and he would be able to challenge the action. Once you turn 18, no one can stop you.